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Russian trade in goods with Croatia in Q3 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Croatia in the third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $189,559,790, up 2.41% ($4,452,382) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $116,819,661, down 11.70% ($15,476,911) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $72,740,129, up 37.74% ($19,929,293) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $44,079,532, a 44.54% decrease ($35,406,204) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Croatia was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 62nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1297% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1518% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 44th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 51st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1369% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1839% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 68th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1196% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1057% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.31% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (93.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.30% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.38% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (3.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,068,821;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $796,908.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $18,799,714;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,237,445.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42,674 0.04 14,241199.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 104,331,861 89.31 123,131,575-15.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 43,288 0.04 16,313165.36
29 Organic chemicals 29,802 0.03 62,018-51.95
31 Fertilizers 3,281,052 2.81 4,518,497-27.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,811 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 5,841-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 16,592-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,138 0.02 1,0662,070.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 346,049 0.30 92,533273.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 222,113 0.19 49,890345.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43,677 0.04 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 244,874 0.21 236,2313.66
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 370,833 0.32 97,447280.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 327 0.00 3202.19
52 Cotton 378 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 12,717 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 38,198 0.03 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 796,908 0.68 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 116,715 0.10 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,429 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 117,123 0.10 125,586-6.74
70 Glass and glassware 31,270 0.03 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6 0.00 81,331-99.99
72 Iron and steel 202,249 0.17 158,19527.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 353 0.00 1,340-73.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,984,118 5.12 2,915,297105.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 11,970-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 210,850 0.18 206,7631.98
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 29,613 0.03 184,726-83.97
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 68,150-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,473 0.02 40,894-32.82
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 160,579 0.14 117,08637.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,179 0.00 5,956-13.05
SS Classified 102,968 0.09 136 714-24.68

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 57.02% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (45.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.27% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (18.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.82% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (14.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.54% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (3.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.03% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (9.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.64% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $17,681,554;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,498,978;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,697,952;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $587,348;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $382,707;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $276,342;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $255,457;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $238,089.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,110,034;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $1,561,999;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,203,087;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $883,727;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $601,475;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $493,624;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $225,297.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,125 0.02 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24,529 0.03 179,905-86.37
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 130 0.00 62109.68
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 45,000-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7,200 0.01 4,08076.47
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 376,060 0.52 120,603211.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,333 0.01 9,326-42.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,765,554 3.80 1,067,602159.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,976 0.01 60,853-85.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 103,186 0.14 94,3029.42
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 81,231-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 389,113 0.53 882,737-55.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 72,835 0.10 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 88 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 432,644 0.59 1,034,119-58.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 35,973,110 49.45 18,291,55696.67
31 Fertilizers 406 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 98,632 0.14 70,98238.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,467,263 4.77 3,692,560-6.10
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 54,903 0.08 15136,259.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 74,090 0.10 92,351-19.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,305,624 1.79 1,029,28226.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 72,716 0.10 65,81710.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,936 0.00 16,436-88.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 263 0.00 17,490-98.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 119,758 0.16 70,39970.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 18-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 364,243 0.50 354,2442.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,466 0.02 4992,598.60
52 Cotton 48,274 0.07 10,954340.70
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,148 0.00 357221.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 91 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,405,899 7.43 6,608,986-18.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 926,821 1.27 752,11323.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,164 0.02 1,1271,245.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 583,087 0.80 200,380190.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 155,138 0.21 167,322-7.28
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,497 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,277,695 1.76 2,161,422-40.89
69 Ceramic products 1,661 0.00 17,200-90.34
70 Glass and glassware 29,970 0.04 22,20934.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 1,562-100.00
72 Iron and steel 14,344 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,208,280 1.66 4,318,314-72.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 92 0.00 10,675-99.14
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,178,889 1.62 591,54199.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 38,115 0.05 33,98812.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 488,853 0.67 250,76494.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,508,221 17.20 6,009,243108.15
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 1,934,486 2.66 3,496,485-44.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 188,070 0.26 137,93436.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 111,605 0.15 9,1881,114.68
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 15,935 0.02 19,273-17.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 857,611 1.18 708,19421.10

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia